Earlier today, Nike released a handful images of U.S. Soccer's new 2014 National Team away kit. And the kit is, well, something. So far, it has been compared to everything from a Firecracker popsicle:

...to an April Fools' Joke gone awry:

But it appears as though Nike is serious about outfitting the U.S. team in these uniforms at the 2014 World Cup this summer. They feature lots of red, white, and blue and they're meant to be as patriotic as possible.

"I like the patriotic design and color scheme and I think it will look great on the pitch," U.S. National Team captain Clint Dempsey said in a press release. "Hopefully they will serve us well as we head into a competitive group."

In an effort to try and sell the kits—both literally and figuratively—Nike handpicked a bunch of their athletes, including Ndamukong Suh, Andrew Luck, Allyson Felix, and Eric Koston, to model the kits recently. Check out some of their images below. And if you've got any jokes, please direct them towards Mr. Suh. He's handling all complaints this time around

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[via Nike]